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Rigged Elections and Whether the Right is a Threat

On this our 50th edition, Andrew puts to Nic a thought experiment where a general election is rigged in order to get freedom lovers in power. Would that be...

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Labels, Tribalism and Rejecting Definitions

Do you hate being labelled?  Nic certainly does, and in this edition he explains why he rejects being put into categories, and his squeamishness over membership of tribes. Whether...

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The Differences Between The Left and The Right

There are some fairly fundamental characteristics of being left wing and right wing. But do people actually know the differences, or would they mis-categorise a lot of the traits...

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Socialism: What If The Labour Party Had Won?

Even though the Conservative Party won a comfortable majority in the December 2019 UK General Election, it’s still worth talking about what life would have been like under Jeremy...

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The Witcher, Wokeness and Bad TV

“Evil is Evil. Lesser, greater, middling… Makes no difference. The degree is arbitary. The definition’s blurred. If I’m to choose between one evil and another… I’d rather not choose...

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Cherán, Mexico – How One Town Expelled The State

In 2011 the residents of a small municipality in Mexico rose up against politicians, the police and illegal loggers associated with the drug cartel La Familia Michoacana. Expelling the...

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Latest Blogs

If we’re going to argue about the tyranny of the majority, I will win

So, we’ve finally left the EU. But this hasn’t stopped a few ardent remainers from trotting out some of the arguments they’ve been making for the past three and...

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Facebook wants regulation because it wants to strangle new ideas

There are many motivations for starting a company, but most of them involve having an idea. It might not be an original one, but that idea is what fuels...

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Brexit isn’t threatening our constitution, Theresa May is.

It’s easy to say we are going through a constitutional crisis. The assessment is a lazy one. But this issue is bigger than Brexit (although that was the trigger)...

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People’s something – where have I heard that before?

Albania. Bulgaria. Czechoslovakia. Hungary. Poland. Romania. Yugoslavia. What do they have in common? How about Ethiopia? Add in China and North Korea. All have been or currently are countries...

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We don’t need a general election, but MPs do need to resign

In his recent Spectator piece, Stephen Daisley outlines the political conundrum of Brexit well: the voters want Brexit, the executive wants Brexit, but Parliament does not want Brexit. Now...

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Remain won, so why are we leaving?

To say this period of politics in the UK is interesting is an understatement. Remain supporting politicians want us to stay in the EU. That much is clear. They...

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Andrew Elliott

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A fierce libertarian, Andrew is a purist when it comes to freedom and the elimination of the state. Heroes: Rothbard and Mises.

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Nic Elliott

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When it comes to the state, Nic is an Atheist, but while he hates labels, he enjoys calling himself a liberal to annoy the right people.

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